Schedule is subject to change. Check back for the latest information.
Full descriptions of classes can be found on the classes page. Note you must purchase an Expo ticket to access the Expo classes page.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
|Registration and sign-in||9am – 3pm||Glenwood Ballroom Foyer|
|Artist showroom set-up||9am – 3pm||Glenwood Ballroom|
|Demonstration Peggy Kittelson & Sherry Moser “Dames of Flame”||9am – 4pm||Patio|
|Class Steve Kittelson – “Taking Off with Polarization”||9am – Noon||Salon A|
|Class Sue Rioux “Choices“||noon—4pm||Salon B|
|Class Marc Tickle “The Disco Dandelion”||noon—4pm||Salon C|
|Class Steve Kittelson – “Taking Off with Polarization”||1pm – 4pm||Salon A|
Artist with tables are asked to meet to discuss policies and procedures and ask questions
|3pm – 4pm||Glenwood ballroom|
|Retailer Only Showroom Session (two 90 minute sessions)||4pm – 7pm||Glenwood ballroom|
|Collectors’ Reception – Hosted by||4pm – 6pm||Salon D|
Friday, June 12, 2020
|Opening Meeting||9am – 9:20am||Salon D|
|Unveiling||9:20am – Noon||Salon D|
|Showroom Open to BKS Members||1 — 5:30pm||Glenwood Ballroom|
|Class Scott Cole “Necklace Scope”||1pm – 4:30pm||Salon A|
|Class Koji Yamami “Star Lion”||1pm – 4:30pm||Salon B|
|Class Marc Tickle “BKS Hourglass Grande”||1pm — 4:30pm||Salon C|
|Class Sue Rioux – “Choices”||1pm — 4:30pm||Dogwood|
|Special Program Dr Takaaki Sonoda and Barbara Heddon
Registration required – Sign up for this program on the classes page.
This is an opportunity to learn how to create a “Magic Cube“ a box form Kaleidoscope. The secondary focus of the workshop will be to discuss how participants can work with kids building this kaleidoscope in community workshops in their home area.
|6:30pm – 8:30pm||Dogwood|
Dinner on your own
Saturday, June 13, 2020
Lunch on your own
|Showroom Open to Public ($5 admission) Free to Expo Attendees||9:00am — 4:00 PM||Glenwood ballroom|
|Class: Marc Tickle “The Paradox”||9am – Noon||Salon A|
|Class: David Kalish “The Hypochondriac” or “The Doctor’s Delight”||9am – Noon||Salon B|
|Class: Dan Land “Pocket Fireworks”||9am – Noon||Salon C|
|Program: Michael Barndt “Outreach Project”||3:00 PM—4:30 PM||Dogwood|
|Retrospective: Doug Norman – Two presentations
“Brewster in the Context of his time”
Please join Doug as he shares with you information he has uncovered about Sir David Brewster, a historical perspective of his time and how he came to invent the kaleidoscope.
|9:30am – 12 noon||Salon D|
|Class: Jon Green “Cadet Dichroic”||1pm – 4:30pm||Salon A|
|Class: Carolyn Bennett “Whimsical Cosmic Cone”||1pm – 4:30pm||Salon A|
|Demonstration: “Nuts & Bolts of Kaleidoscope Design & Construction”
Numerous artists will be making short presentations on the many skills related to designing and building of kaleidoscopes!
Color – Sue Rioux
Mirrors – Marc Tickle
Wet Cells – David Kalish
More to be added
Additional possible topics:
|1pm — 4:30 PM||Dogwood|
|EXPO Banquet “Fly Away With Me”|
Join us Saturday Night, June 13th at the Brewster International Kaleidoscope EXPO for an evening of great food, music, and fun. Themed music, Buffet, party favors, and decorations will make this a night to remember!
Come dressed in your best southern or aeronautical attire. There will be a prize for the best representation of the party theme!
|6:00pm – 10:00pm||Crabtree Ballroom|
Cocktails at 6 (cash bar)
Dinner at 7 Featuring the Crabtree Buffet
Silent Auction during Banquet
Sunday, June 14, 2020
|Open Discussion:Outreach Meeting||9am – 10am||Salon D|
|Annual Meeting/People’s Choice Awards||10am – 11:30am||Salon D|
|Showroom Open to Public ($5 admission) Free to Expo Attendees||Noon – 4pm||Glenwood ballroom|
|Program: Michael Lewitt “Working Healthy”
Michael, a retired emergency room doctor, will address the many common health hazards that many of us may encounter and how to deal with them.
|1pm – 2:30pm||Dogwood|
|Program: A Panel Discussion – with Sue Rioux, Marc Tickle and Peggy Kittlelson “Making a Living as a Kaleidoscope Artist”||1pm – 4:30pm||Salon D||Showroom clean-up and pack-up||4pm— 6pm|
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Last update 2020-02-28